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Today's News

  • District Court gets new judge

    Longtime Santa Fe attorney Sarah Singleton will replace 1st Judicial District Judge James Hall who retires Dec. 31. Hall most recently presided over the Vives v. Hull civil case in Los Alamos.

    Singleton, 60, commended her predecessor during a telephone interview from her office late Monday, expressing her desire to follow his professional example.

  • Winter storm packs powerful punch

    A massive snowstorm hit town overnight forcing today’s closure of Los Alamos National Laboratory and Los Alamos public Schools.

    The start time for Los Alamos County employees was delayed by two hours.

    County road crews spent this morning digging the community out from under nearly a foot of snow that began accumulating Monday afternoon.

  • 12-8 Update

    LAHS Winter Dance Show

       Los Alamos High School dance program will present a Winter Dance Show at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Griffith Gym. A variety of performances by LAHS Ballroom Dance students, LAHS cheerleaders and high school students representing New Mexico Dance Theater, Dance Arts Los Alamos and elementary students from Los Alamos Swing Dancing Club will be in the show. Admission is free.

    Remembering Louis Rosen

  • Do we need government involved in health care?

    Our legislators are currently debating the future of healthcare in the United States, but behind the healthcare bills is the deeper question if we really need the government’s involvement in every area of our lives. When addressing that issue today, we must first remember how it has been answered in the past. Universal healthcare is a recent phenomenon, but the US is one of the few remaining developed nations without it. This is probably due to our founders, and the distrust they had of government.

  • 12 ideas for greening the holidays

    Wondering how to deck the halls with GREEN gift ideas this holiday season? At PEEC we brainstormed our favorite green gifts and came up with a list to share.

  • Pittman is 26th in Portland

    Los Alamos High School standout runner Kyle Pittman just missed the top 25 at the 2009 Nike Cross Nationals this weekend.

    The Nike Cross Nationals, which is hosted by the Nike corporation every year, was run Saturday in Portland, Ore. Nearly 200 of the top cross country runners from all across the country took part in the event.

    Pittman, a senior, finished 26th overall at Saturday’s race. He finished the course in 15 minutes, 42.9 seconds, coming in just .3 seconds behind No. 25 runner Lane Werley, a junior from California.

  • Nichols, Ealey are 2009 All-Stars

    Los Alamos High School’s Taylor Ealey and Alex Nichols were named to the 2009 All-Star volleyball team last week.

    Ealey, a senior middle blocker for the Hilltoppers, and senior outside hitter Nichols were selected for the honor, the only two representatives from District 2AAAA.

    The All-Star teams include the top graduating seniors in the state. All-Star teams are selected by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association, voted upon by coaches from around the state.

  • Newspaper deliveries may be delayed depending on your location

    Depending upon your location, print subscribers to the Monitor may experience delays in delivery of Tuesday's edition. The Monitor is making every effort to get the paper out to subscribers, however, conditions vary greatly from one neighborhood to the next.

    Worst case scenario for nieghborhoods that cannot be accessed today, the Monitor will deliver your Tuesday paper tomorrow along with the Wednesday edition.

  • A story of hope

    Cambodia’s Hope is hosting its annual Unique Boutique fundraiser from 1-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Pueblo Canyon Inn, 199 San Ildefonso Rd. Everyone is welcome.

    One of-a-kind gift items will be available for purchase including silks, jewels, scarves, accessories, fine art and many other unique artifacts.

    The community is invited to drop by to enjoy refreshments and live music by Stephany Bouchier on guitar and Francis Meier on piano.

    The two-day event is hosted by Cambodia’s Hope co-founders Marvel Harrison, Terry Kellogg and friends.

  • NEWS ALERT: Winter storm decscends on Los Alamos area

    A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST TUESDAY.

    MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP THIS MORNING IN THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. COLDER AIR WILL ALLOW FOR SNOW TO DEVELOP OVER THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AS WELL AS THE SAN JUAN RIVER VALLEY TONIGHT. THE HEAVIER SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING TIME FRAME.